Envision Your Transformational Retreat in Costa Rica

Retreat Leaders FAM Week at Con Smania CR

October 25-29, 2023 + Optional Journey Extension to Oct 31
Playa Buena Vista, Samara, Costa Rica

Come experience this magical and sacred place to learn, play, and grow with like-minded souls. We love introducing Con Smania CR to retreat leaders and transformational event planners, trusting you will fall in love and consider us for your future retreat venue and tell your friends and colleagues!

Relaxing with chosen family in one of the flexible gathering spaces, the sounds of howler monkeys claiming their home for the night delights your ears…

…as the very first day spent exploring the paths and spaces that make up Con Smania CR comes to a close.

You gab with new friends and old, recounting the exercises that sparked your imagination — new tools and reclaimed ways to create a transformational experience of your own — and the many sessions you can see offering in the space!

You are feeling the lightness that comes from being fully supported to do your best work and getting to release the overwhelm of hosting a retreat… as you relax before the highly anticipated Chef’s Delight dinner.

(And you pass around the organic and safe lotion made by a local legend to make sure your skin doesn’t become a meal itself!)

Yes…the fire has been lit inside of you!
Let us tell you more….

We are inviting you to bring your spark and to tend to the fire growing within you and share with the Collective.

Together, to ignite something far greater than ourselves.

… inspiration from nature, the unique structures of the property… and the like-minded souls who have joined in the adventure to Costa Rica.

Take the space to deepen your relationship with self and others without time pressure.

Explore the possibilities in granting yourself an emergent space in the magic of Con Smania Costa Rica. A deep connection to nature, the earth, the ocean, so full of life. Meld the organic way of being into your way.

Does this sound like you?
  • Your work moves hearts, energy, and emotions, and the world needs more of your special gifts.
  • You are dedicated to providing the very best of yourself to your clients.
  • You are inspired and inspiring and people are magnetically drawn to you.
  • You love to explore the world and the special places that spark the imagination.
  • You have learned you cannot do it all and there is power in seeking support.
  • You want more time to focus on crafting just the right transformational experiences.
  • You love to be involved in the conversation and welcome the chance to shape a new space.

Hold Space, Create Space, Allow Space

If you found yourself nodding as you read through that list, we invite you to take part…

…in Retreat Leaders FAM trip October 25-29 at Con Smania CR. Choose to extend to experience a psilocybin journey from our trusted facilitators and time for integration.

A week to tap into the business savvy that will be on site, pull back the curtain on what it takes to host a retreat, with all the support you deserve.

Connect with the group and open up potential collaboration.
Converse with the on-site staff and tap into the magic they create.
Learn what it takes to host a retreat – and how much can be taken care of on your behalf.
Understand our pricing model
giving you exclusive access to the entire property while holding just 10 beds.

Experience the kinds of gatherings that establish safe and sacred space, facilitated by masters. And share your gifts in our UnWorkshops.

Explore the area, participate in a group beach meditation and cleanup, enjoy locally prepared meals, and give yourself space.

What YOU Are Going to Walk Away With…

So what can you expect if you spend 5 inspiring days and 4 nights lighting the literal and proverbial fire of your retreat business?

→ Well, what if you discovered the EXACT support you need to create your next retreat with ease and flow?

→ What if you connected with the right collaborators to produce an event that is far more than the sum of its parts?

→ And what if you had access to the strategy and logistics wizards that can support your vision?

→ And what if you actually took the time and space you need to plan it all out right where you will make the magic happen?

→ And on top of ALL THAT, what would it mean to you if the very aspect of your work that you have felt called to share was given the opportunity to soar!?!

Would THAT be worth visiting a magical space in Costa Rica?

Yes, without a doubt!

Here’s the thing: BEFORE you even step foot on the plane you’ll be part of our firemakers, the visionaries who bring energy wherever they go! And to make sure you get the absolute MOST from this amazing experience, we’ll get together on a group call BEFORE the event to prepare you for the journey.

This is a FAM TRIP — so that means we want you to explore and get intimately familiar with our property, the community, and our facilitators. Dive right in and get connected. Familiarization!

Join in on the group sessions that will have you re-imagining the possibilities for your own life and future offerings.

By the end of our time together, you will have planned your future event, spent time speaking directly with our managing partner and retreat coordinator, and have a timeline for moving forward. All while enjoying a relaxing pace and soaking up the Pura Vida vibe that we all love.

We welcome your participation – on any and every level. You can’t help but open your heart and mind when you experience Con Smania – a life with passion.

Are you ready to be a part of it?

And have you been curious about offering plant medicine journeys at your retreats? Extend your stay for a psilocybin journey and integration time. Our highly experienced and attentive facilitators will lead you through the experience in a safe and sacred container. Then spend an additional day understanding the value and necessity for integration.

The Venue…

Tantalize your senses and transform into your best self in one of Earth’s most restorative destinations… the beautiful and lush Costa Rica. The air is cleaner and fresher, the sun is brighter, the energy is more vibrant. It’s the ideal place to activate your greatest potential and honor your deepest purpose.

You’ll join us at a property that has been experiencing its own transformation… from hotel to retreat center:
Con Smania CR. The physical manifestation of the life’s work of our managing partner in supporting others so they can share their mission with the world. Each structure is unique and positively invites exploration through the winding paths and gorgeous landscaping.

Bordered by our own landing strip – or driving range according to one of the Collective members who is obsessed with golf – and very few neighbors, this safe and sacred space is also just a 10 minute stroll to the Pacific Ocean.

Guanacaste trees shade the property and provide home to a variety of wildlife, including the howlers, parrots, iguanas and so much more.

Learn what it will be like to host your own offerings at this incredible and unique property, while tapping into your own ‘con smania’- passion and wanderlust in your own life.

From hidden meditation spots to the grand and magnificent main building we call Haven, there is so much to explore on the property. And then take some side trips into the nearby towns of Nosara and Samara for even more fun. Kayak to an off-shore reserve, ride a horse along the beach, or just lounge at our unique and fun pool for the rest you deserve.

The Food and Meals…

Inspired by the ingredients that make this one of the world’s five Blue Zones, our Costa Rican chefs design vegetarian-focused meals that burst with flavor and texture. Fish additions to most dinners. Gluten-free always, dairy free mostly, and all allergies taken into consideration.

Get a chance to taste your way through the possibilities on offer. We believe in honoring the land through connecting closer to source in all ways. Buffet style, we encourage you to take what you need knowing you can always return for more.

Breakfasts in our front restaurant and dinners may be served in the main building, our poolside lounge, or up at the restaurant. Let us surprise you!

Anytime you need more nourishment, blend yourself a smoothie from local fruits and greens and nutritious add-ins. Grab a snack – never know what we may conjure up.

Want to Explore More?

Join us at the Samara Feria on Saturday and shop like a local. This takes Farmer’s Market to next level yumminess.

What’s Included:

  • Five days and four nights, Wednesday to Sunday, to soak in all the property and the group have to offer.
  • Optional extension Sunday through Tuesday for a group psilocybin journey and integration time.
  • Group call before arrival, we’re too excited to wait to meet you all.
  • A home for your stay that you aren’t likely to forget any time soon, each casita is unique!
  • Housekeeping and laundry services – you choose the level according to your daily needs.
  • Breakfast and dinner each day – nutritious, vibrant, vegetarian focused food.
  • Unlimited smoothie and snack bar.
  • Group workshops and mind-opening experiences throughout.
  • Start each day with optional meditation and yoga classes.
  • Breathwork and Sound Journey facilitated by masters.
  • Time to meet one-on-one to discuss your business and future retreat plans with our Creator of Magic, Jill.
  • Round trip airport transportation – your magical trip begins as soon as you pass through customs.

What’s Not-Included:

  • Your round-trip airfare from home
  • Fees for any chosen excursions
  • Personal, medical, or trip cancellation insurance


Arrive into the Liberia Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR) on October 25th before 3pm if possible so we can pick you up and get you settled in before dinner. Departure any time on October 29th or the 31st if you choose the extension. We take care of arranging this for you, round trip, don’t worry.


Your Hosts for Retreat Leaders Fam Week!

Mike Kline, Facilitator:

Mike was drawn back to Costa Rica by his spiritual growth and healing journey. Answering the call to “be the Fire” as a teacher, healer and human, he walked into the retreat center and instantly embraced the next step in his evolution, as a member of the Con Smania Collective.

Michael was the 11th of 12 children born into poverty on their alcoholic father’s junkyard. After losing his mother at age 7, and being adopted by an emotionally abusive aunt and uncle, he discovered how resourcefulness is more valuable than resources. Now a six-time successful entrepreneur, turned passionate healer, Michael is on a mission to help impact more people in creating their best lives.

Mike is a trainer of trainers, coaches and therapists in profoundly deep healing work, and a master of creating safe and sacred spaces with love, connection, and a great deal of fun. Mike is delighted to introduce you to the property that captured his heart and imagination from first sight.

Jill Sessa, Creator of Magic and General Manager:

A three-year healing journey, guided by trust and intuition, brought Jill back to Costa Rica in January of 2022. This was an opportunity to begin facilitator training in breathwork, at a rustic retreat venue right on the ocean, and the chance to get answers to her internal inquiry:

“How do I combine my very techy and robotic brain
with my deep spiritual self in my work?”

A request to accompany a friend who was looking for a property brought her to the Hotel Flying Crocodile and the answer was instantly available. Clearly seeing the potential for creating a safe and sacred space for client visits, she realized opening a retreat center based on the same principles that had always guided her work – support for entrepreneurs on a mission – was the next step.

Calling in partnership has been a large part of her healing journey, collaboration for a more fulfilling life. The Con Smania Collective is the incredible group of shareholders supporting Jill’s work in Costa Rica, leaders, business people, healers, brilliant thinkers from all over the US.

A lifelong entrepreneur, Jill has owned fitness businesses and pilates studios, run the front-of-house operations for the largest high school national track championships in the US, spoken on stages and presented to audiences on the power of outsourcing and focusing on the innersection of what you are great at and what lights you up. She lives these principles every day and can’t wait to share how with you.


The Investment:

How does it feel to know you will be part of such a dynamic group at a profoundly beautiful venue? We can’t wait to welcome our future retreat leaders in this October Fam Week!

4 nights, 2 meals a day, treats and unlimited smoothies, round-trip airport transfer, Circle and Fire and Beach, and all the delights we come up with during the week…

We offer retreats in this model for $4000 to $6000 per week. Yet we are so grateful you want to join your energy in with us and the gathered leaders

We are offering a Fam Trip special!
Join us for just $995 per person.

First 5 to take QUICK ACTION get $100 off!

Add the optional Journey Extension for just $695, including sacred ceremony, accommodations, meals and integration sessions.

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Due to the special nature of this gathering, no refunds are allowed. Should you need to cancel, you can apply 50% of the amount paid to a future event. 
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